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Brownells Tech Tip: AR-15 Twist Rates
Brownells Tech Tip: AR-15 Twist Rates

In this Tech Tip Brownells gun tech Steve Ostrem explains AR-15 twist rates, ideal bullet weights, and their applications.

Brownells Tech Tip: AR-15 Gas Systems
Brownells Tech Tip: AR-15 Gas Systems

In this Tech Tip Brownells gun tech Steve Ostrem explains AR-15 gas systems.

Brownells Tech Tip: AR-15 5.56/.223/.223 Wylde
Brownells Tech Tip: AR-15 5.56/.223/.223 Wylde

In this Tech Tip Brownells gun tech Steve Ostrem explains the difference between 5.56 NATO, .223 Remington, and .223 Wylde caliber ammunition.

Brownells Tech Tip: Mil-Spec vs. Commercial Buffer Tubes
Brownells Tech Tip: Mil-Spec vs. Commercial Buffer Tubes

In this Tech Tip by Brownells, gun tech Steve Ostrem explains the differences between commercial and mil-spec buffer tubes.

Brownells - How to Install An AR-15/M16 Trigger
Brownells - How to Install An AR-15/M16 Trigger

This video demonstrates in detail how to properly remove and install a trigger into an AR-15/M16.

Brownells Reloading Series - Part 8 - Reloading Series Conclusion
Brownells Reloading Series - Part 8 - Reloading Series Conclusion

A wrap up to the Brownells Reloading Series. This segment addresses regularly asked questions.

Brownells Reloading Series - Part 6 - Loading a Bottle Neck Cartridges
Brownells Reloading Series - Part 6 - Loading a Bottle Neck Cartridges

A step by step demonstration of how to load a bottle neck cartridge.

Brownells Reloading Series - Part 7 - Loading Straight Wall Cartridges
Brownells Reloading Series - Part 7 - Loading Straight Wall Cartridges

A step by step explanation of how to load straight wall cartridges.

Brownells Reloading Series - Part 5 - Tools for Reloading
Brownells Reloading Series - Part 5 - Tools for Reloading

The tools needed for loading modern rifle and pistol ammunition.

Brownells Reloading Series - Part 4 - The Firing Sequence
Brownells Reloading Series - Part 4 - The Firing Sequence

This segment explains the concept of "headspace" and the sequence of events inside the chamber when the cartridge is fired.

Brownells Reloading Series - Part 3 - Introduction to the Components of a Metallic Cartridge
Brownells Reloading Series - Part 3 - Introduction to the Components of a Metallic Cartridge

An overview of the components that make up a modern metallic cartridge.

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Brownells Spray-On Paint Series
Brownells Spray-On Paint Series

Using spray finishes on your firearm can provide greater protection from the elements, fulfill a specific purpose like turkey or waterfowl hunting, and/or make additional accessories better match your gun’s finish.

Series I Universal Sear Stoning Fixture
Series I Universal Sear Stoning Fixture

I recommend using Brownells India Stone No. Mf-46 or FF-46 and Brownells Machinist Clamp No. 362. If clamp is used, it is best to drill 3/16" hole approx. 5/16" from the end of the clamp jaw.

AR-15/ M16 Bolt Radius Scraper
AR-15/ M16 Bolt Radius Scraper

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1911 Frame Measurements
1911 Frame Measurements

Thought we'd share a simple cheat sheet to fit your slide and frame on your next 1911 build.

Sinclair Ruger #1 Hammer Spring Tool Instructions
Sinclair Ruger #1 Hammer Spring Tool Instructions

STEP ONE: Remove the hammer spring assembly from the firearm. To do this, you cock the lever, and on the forward end of the hammer strut there is a hole exposed, just forward of the hammer spring retaining washer.

Mossberg 500/835 acton slide tube changes
Mossberg 500/835 acton slide tube changes

Short article explaining different generations of Mossberg slide tubes

Ruger XR, XR3-RED & New Model grip frames.
Ruger XR, XR3-RED & New Model grip frames.

Explanation about different generations of Ruger single action revolvers.

Ruger Mini-30 bore specs
Ruger Mini-30 bore specs

A short descriptions about the Mini-30 bore

Browning Citori Type definitions.
Browning Citori Type definitions.

Explanation of different generations of Citoris

Browning Auto-5 replacement parts
Browning Auto-5 replacement parts

A short article explaining differences in commonly replaced parts

Introduction to choke tubes
Introduction to choke tubes

Brief explanation of different kinds of choke tubes

Trouble shooting H&R .22 Short Conversion and other feeding issues
Trouble shooting H&R .22 Short Conversion and other feeding issues

Article giving tips to improve .22 short cycling issues.